What with the election of a narcissistic, reality TV star, pathological liar as a president, and faced with a cabinet composed of ultra-rich elites and white supremacists keen on feeding off the hands of corporate vested interests … all bent on dismantling everything that humanists have fought for decades (progressive environmental, gender, health, educational and social reforms), it’s time to rise to the barricades as we did in the 1960s. Protest. Write columns, letters, blog posts. Call your government representatives — on a regular basis. Here’s a sampling of sites and information sources with which to do battle.
Secretary of Labor in the Clinton administration, chairman of Common Cause, a co-creator of the award-winning documentary, “Inequality for All,” and the best-selling book “Saving Capitalism.”
Make your voice heard. Calling your Government on the phone can crreate the changes you want. Spend 5 minutes, make 5 calls. Calling is the most effective way to influence your representative. 5 Calls provides phone numbers and scripts so calling is quick and easy. Their phone app uses your location to find your local representatives so your calls have more impact.
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These are the times that try men’s souls.